December 29th 1990 and Pike perform for the first time to a select, invite only audience. We begin 30 years so far of Venue/pub/party/wake gigs. long may it continue.
On 11th January 1991 Pike support Borderland (featuring the evergreen Dave Gardner and Chris Flynn) at the New Ship Inn, Ashton on Ribble
January generally a quiet month but in 2003 Pike were support to Glen matlock at the North Bar, Blackburn and had the privilege of being joined on stage to perform all four Sex Pistols singles from their one and only album. also on the bill Duck Hunt featuring Rob Catlow on drums.
29th January 1982 and Last Orders perform in public for the first time at The Courier Club, Preston, (i think it was Jackie's 18th) absolute madness. haha! Me on vocals, Jez on guitar and Andy Stewart on Bass. We had no drummer and used cassette recordings from Jack Catteralls keyboard,(organist at St. Gerards Church) till it fell to the floor and gave up. We used the in house PA which meant my vocals not only played in the venue but in the public bar Blimey! Colourful language i'm sure. We had borrowed a 6 foot speaker off Woz (Dielektric) and i recall me and Jez on the last bus to Leyland (111) taking it back. Happy Days
Boris strikes again! Dan and Jons gig at Bamber Bridge Football Club on 12th December 2020 has had to be postponed as the current dictatorship continues to attack northern people and their businesses whilst favouring them there folk from the south. this event will still take place hopefully March/April. Jez and Mick Pike will be providing the fluff act under the name of JEZWOOD.
Pike The Younger CD, United Colours Of Bigotry and someone to blame deadwood dog albums are available on cd from band members, only a few remaining. also available to purchase on download ON amazon, applemusic, spotify, i tunes,
googleplay, tidal, deezer, shazam, anglami,beatport, 7 digital, napster, emusic, juno, 24/7, or on cd at bandcamp.!
THIS YEAR LOOKS LIKE MORE OF THE SAME, SO HERE'S TO 2021,
FUCK AUSTERITY AND DANCE, WE SURVIVED TORY CRIMES BEFORE AND WILL DO SO AGAIN!